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Nonprofit Fundraising Certificate

Whether your passion is an educational, arts or social services project or nonprofit organization, you will need enough funding to get it off the ground and to keep it going. How will you do it? This Nonprofit Fundraising Certificate is designed to give you the tools to cultivate and secure gifts and grants from individuals, foundations, organizations and agencies.

Who will benefit from this certificate? Emerging and experienced non-profit program managers, development staff, executive directors, board members, volunteers, teachers, school principals and other staff members.

What classes comprise the Nonprofit Fundraising Certificate? Two classes: A to Z Grantwriting and The Art of Nonprofit Fundraising. You will save $109 (10%) by enrolling in the complete Nonprofit Fundraising Certificate (instead of the two classes individually).

Required Textbook: For The Art of Nonprofit Fundraising class: Fundraising for Social Change by Kim Klein, 6th ed., Jossey-Bass. (4th or 5th editions are acceptable.) For the A to Z Grantwriting class, a binder is included.

Instructors: Linda Vallejo teaches A to Z Grantwriting.  William Moreno teaches The Art of Nonprofit Fundraising

Nonprofit Certificate Fundraising Courses are subject to meeting minimum enrollments one week prior to the start of the course. In the event the course is cancelled, completion of the certificate is delayed. Nonprofit Fundraising Certificate courses are not offered every semester. 



Status Registration Not Available
Course Code NFCX800.0151791
Session Fall 2012 
Category Grantwriting & Nonprofit Development 
Days Sa Su  
Dates 10/27/12 - 12/01/12  
Times 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
# of Classes
# of Weeks
Credit(s) Earned

Alternate Schedule

Includes enrollment into two courses:

A to Z Grantwriting: Funding Your Passion (NFCX801.01)
Saturday, 10/27/12, and Saturday, 11/3/12 are from 9 am to 4:30 pm, with a 1/2 hour break for lunch. (Total class time is 7 hours each day.)
Sunday, 11/4/12 is 9 am to 3:30 pm, with a 1/2 hour break for lunch. (Total class time on final day is 6 hours.)  A to Z Grantwriting will meet in UH 1859.  A manual is provided to you in this course. 
The Art of Nonprofit Fundraising (NCFX 802.01) had been rescheduled to: 
Saturday, 11/17/12, and Sunday, 11/18/12 are from 9 am to 4:30 pm, with a 1/2 hour break for lunch.  (Total class time is 7 hours each day.)  Saturday, 12/1/12 is 9 am to 3:30 pm, with a 1/2 hour break for lunch. (Total class time on final day is 6 hours.)  On 11/17/12 and 11/18/12 it will meet in UH 1775.  On 12/1/12 it will meet in UH 1859.  Text for this course is:  Fundraising for Social Change.  Either the 5th or the 6th edition. Author is Kim Klein. 

Please phone 310 338 2812 or email for information.  

Instructors Vallejo, Linda 
Moreno, William 

Instructor Bio

Linda Vallejo has more than 30 years experience as a grantwriting consultant, grantwriter and grantwriting instructor. She has presented workshops and seminars nationally for a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, universities and schools, and county and city agencies. Ms. Vallejo has received more than $30 million in grant funds from foundation, corporate, government and individual donors for her many clients.  

Location and
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LMU Campus, University Hall, 1859 
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles , CA 90045


This course is a flat rate fee regardless of the number of registrations purchased.
$ 981 Tuition

$ 981 Total Fees